Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff

Microfinance: The Solution to Global Poverty?

I spent two months this summer living in a rural village in Western Kenya where I taught optimistic, bright women basic accounting skills, coached them in computer literacy, and led community development exercises. I arrived animated and eager to achieve every goal in my job description, but when I left eight weeks later I had…

Microfinance: The Solution to Global Poverty?

I spent two months this summer living in a rural village in Western Kenya where I taught optimistic, bright women basic accounting skills, coached them in computer literacy, and led community development exercises. I arrived animated and eager to achieve every goal in my job description, but when I left eight weeks later I had…